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US defense secretary: Ukraine's recapture of Lyman from Russia "significant" success

by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 2, 2022 5:59 am

The U.S. is "very encouraged" by Ukraine's success in entering the city of Lyman in Donetsk Oblast, captured by Russia in May, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told reporters at a news conference, Reuters reports

Austin said that losing access to routes near Lyman that allowed Russia to supply its troops for offensives south and west of the city, "presents a sort of a dilemma for the Russians going forward."

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